"Made in the Methode Champenoise by Gilles Gelin from Domaine des Nugues in Beaujolais. The fruit comes off of the Cru’s of Morgon and Fleurie as well as Beaujolais Village designated vineyards. The wine is deep red with a gorgeous pink mousse and fine beads at 9% alc by vol. Made By G is
The Wine Advocate 90 "The 2009 Orben is unashamedly modern-styled, a little international, displaying notes of smoke and peat only the very best oak barrels are able to give. The fruit is ripe, more black than red, with plenty of spice aromas. The medium to full bodied-palate reveals a powerful
Stephen Tanzer 90 "Medium yellow. Slightly high-toned aromas of yellow apple, dried fruits, nuts and spices. Dry and chewy in the mouth, with a pronounced phenolic character to the flavors of pear skin, cyanic peach pit, green almond and bitter herbs. Suggests a good bit of skin contact. Not a
Vinous Media 91 "Silver-tinged straw. Fresh citrus fruits, melon, quinine and pungent flowers on the assertively perfumed nose. Seamless and incisive in the mouth, showing very good clarity and vivacity to the mineral-tinged honeydew and Meyer lemon flavors. Finishes dry, chewy and very long, with
"Aromas of dried mushroom, berry and oyster shell follow through to a full body, with round tannins and a long and intense. Lovely soft texture. An outstanding Morellino di Scansano. Don't miss it. From the same owners as Brunello's Castello Romitorio. Drink or hold."